Caravaggio takes on older sprinters for the first time on Saturday when he heads a select field of 10 for the July Cup at Newmarket.
The Unbeaten colt, trained by Aidan O'Brien, will try to extend his unbeaten streak to seven with his performance to determine a trip to Australia for The Everest.
Irish racing giant Coolmore has indicated Caravaggio is its preferred choice to occupy its slot in the 10million dollar Everest at Randwick in October.
Caravaggio produced a devastating burst of speed to defeat Harry Angel by three-quarters of a length in last month's Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot.
The Clive Cox-trained bay colt is again will re-oppose Caravaggio alongside another O'Brien-trained three-year-old - Intelligence Cross.
Last year's winner Limato will be a threat again in 2017 as the gelding aims to become only the third horse since the Second World War to record back-to-back victories in the race.
The Henry Candy-trained five-year-old showed he was returning to his best form when finishing a close third to The Tin Man in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.
The Tin Man, trained by James Fanshawe, will be attempting the Group One double.
Article Posted on Friday 14th July 2017 @ 09.31
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